Toyota intends for the third row to be used only occasionally. Unless otherwise indicated, specifications refer to test vehicle. The interior is outfitted with dome, door courtesy, glove box and cargo-area lighting. Other 2005 Toyota models 2005 Toyota Highlander specs 6. The 2005 Toyota Highlander adds standard features that were optional. Their higher ride height provides a commanding view of the road. These commissions help support our ability to spend time providing additional content.
Units Affected 7749 Used car prices are slowly declining and school has already started in some states, so many parents are on the hunt for a pre-owned ride for their teens. Available Only in Southeast Region. Contents Not Updated to Current Model Year Specifications. The four-cylinder Highlander comes with a four-speed automatic transmission. As average-sized adults, we found sitting in the third row uncomfortable. Buying used can be an advantage, as these cars often deliver just as much utility as brand-new vehicles and are a better value. So much ground to cover.
Limited models come with simulated silver and burled maple wood-grain dash trim and door scuff plates, but the wood grain trim on the center stack looks like fake wood. These seats are flat and lean, but supportive and comfortable and adjust to suit various-size drivers. Enough shoulder room keeps the driver and his passenger from elbowing each other. Radio and heater controls use simple dials and amply sized buttons and operate intuitively. Its independent suspension is set up for comfort and ride quality as a priority. Available Only in Southeast Region. On a meandering back road, the Highlander cut up hills through eight inches of newly fallen snow like a snowplow on a rescue mission.
On winding roads, though, the steering felt slow and a bit vague. Available Only in Southeast Region. Power window buttons are right there on the doors. Third-row seats are packaged with rear privacy glass, a rear heater system with separate fan controls, and additional cup holders. The clearance value, also called the ride height, is taken on standard tires. Available Only in Southeast Region.
The Honda Pilot offers substantially more hip and shoulder room in the third row, but legroom is the same story. Available Only in Southeast Region. First introduced as a 2001 model, the Highlander was substantially revised for 2004. The 2006 Highlander Hybrid combines a 3. Available Only in Southeast Region. Getting in and out is easy due to the relatively low floor height.
The first set of tires lasted 91K. It is a competent all-weather performer. Available Only in Southeast Region. For 2005, Toyota's crossover mid-size sport-utility vehicle includes a roof rack with crossbars, remote keyless entry, and a cargo cover as standard equipment. It feels instantly familiar with no fumbling for controls. Available Only in Gulf States. Opening up the third-row seat leaves only 10.
All these interior dimensions are calculated separately for the front, rear and the third row of seats and make up the passenger volume. The base model, equipped with the revised 2. Highlander provides a large amount of cargo space: 80. Equipped with the larger 3. The suspension is too soft for serious hard driving, with significant body roll.
Also, the side-curtain airbags do not protect third-row passengers as they do in a Toyota Sienna minivan. Tall drivers certainly need to carefully check out car interior dimensions to derive pleasure from driving a 2005 Toyota Highlander, as lack of head room leads to unnatural positioning in the seat. Torque is increased significantly, to 242 pound-feet. The hip room roughly determines the width of the seats and the leg room measurement signals about the comfort for your legs. And maybe that is due to the type of tires. Other 2005 Toyota models 2005 Toyota Highlander specs 6. Available Only in Southeast Region.